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Santiago S.

Quito, PICHINCHA, Ecuador

My Name is Santiago, I was born in Quito. I'm an English speaking tour leader, birding guide and naturalist, outdoor and photography enthusiast.

I began my experience as a guide 16 years ago, when I worked as the resident guide at the Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve in Northwestern Ecuador; this was my first school in the world of ecotourism. I have worked in environmental education programs , as an assistant and volunteer in scientific research and monitoring of wildlife conservation projects, surveying and mapping nests, as well as banding birds in the Chocó Bioregion and in the Galapagos Islands.
I've worked as resident naturalist, cultural and birding guide for several lodges and reserves in the Amazon rainforest, and as a guide and tour leader in the Galapagos Islands, Coast and the Andean Region.
I studied Ecotourism and Hospitality in 2006 , obtaining my National Tour Guide License. This has allowed me to work in all Ecuador's different regions and profound my interest in the amazing diversity of cultures and ecosystems that this charming country has.

Credentials

Licensed National Tour Guide

Restrictions

NONE

Guide Requirements for Ecuador

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Hummingbird expedition

 unrated

Discovering the best kept secrets in the cloud forest

295 USD per tour

(max 3 people)

10 hours

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Birds and mammals of the Andes

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Following the tracks of the Spectacled Bear

355 USD per tour

(max 3 people)

10 hours

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